New address for submitting change of address forms

Effective March 15, 2011 all address changes (Form AR-11) and permanent resident address changes (AR-11 SR) must be sent to a new location. This is the new address:

Harrisonburg File Storage Facility
Attn: AR-11
1344 Pleasants Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

If you mail one of these forms to the old site, they will automatically be forwarded to the new address, but only for 45 days - March 15 through April 28, 2011.

You also have the option to notify U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of address changes online. To change your address online, click here.

The following informative video explains how to make the change of direction:


Remember that the law requires all non-U.S. citizens, except those with A or G visas and nonimmigrants visiting the country without a visa for less than 30 days, to report a change of address within 10 days of the date of the move by completing Form AR-11, Change of address of USCIS.

Individuals who willfully fail to comply with this requirement may be fined, imprisoned and/or placed in deportation proceedings. Failure to comply could also jeopardize their ability to obtain any immigration benefits in the future.